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Ukiyo-e and Fashion in the Edo Period: Fashion

"Ukiyo-e and Fashion in the Edo Period: Fashion"

Honkan Room 10  January 2, 2019 (Wed) - February 24, 2019 (Sun)

  
Kosode (Garment with small wrist openings), Design of paulownias and phoenixes on a red figured-satin ground, Formerly passed down by retainers of the Kurume domain, Edo period, 18th century

Introduces the fashion of the Edo period townspeople. Enjoy comparing with the ukiyo-e works exhibited in the same room.

Current exhibit includes:
Kosode (Garment with small wrist openings), Design of paulownias and phoenixes on a red figured-satin ground, Formerly passed down by retainers of the Kurume domain, Edo period, 18th century
Uchikake (Outer garment), Design of boxes for shell-game pieces on a white figured-satin ground, Edo period, 18th century
Inro (Medicine case), Design of young pines in maki-e lacquer, Edo period, 19th century (Gift of Mr. Quincy A. Shaw)